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How to Unlock Samsung Windows Phone 7 including Omnia 7 & Focus (i917) by USB

This guide describes how to unlock the following phone models by USB. If your phone is not listed below, you are on the wrong page—click here to find your model.

ATIV Odyssey, ATIV S, Focus, Focus 2, Focus Flash, Focus S, GT-S7530, GT-S7530L, GT-i677L, GT-i8350, GT-i8350T, GT-i8700, GT-i8750, Omnia 7, Omnia M, Omnia W, Omnia W i677L, S7530, S7530L, SCH-i930, SGH-S7530, SGH-S7530L, SGH-T899M, SGH-i667, SGH-i677, SGH-i677L, SGH-i917, SGH-i917R, SGH-i937, SGH-i8350, SGH-i8350T, SGH-i8700, SGH-i8750, T899, T899M, i667, i677, i677L, i917, i917R, i930, i937, i8350, i8350T, i8700, i8750

Make sure your phone is network locked

  • This unlocking service will only work to remove network operator and related locks (Network Lock, Network Subset Lock, SP lock, CP lock) that lock the phone to a specific network or service provider.
  • This service will not deactivate the phone’s other security features or solve other problems your phone may have.
  • The easiest way to check if your phone is network locked is to power off the phone, insert an unsupported SIM card, and power on the phone.
  • If you see the message below, your phone is network locked:

This SIM card can only be used on specific networks. Contact your customer service center for the unlock code.

This SIM card can only be used on specific networks. Contact your customer service center for the unlock code.

Network Locked Windows Phone

What do I need to unlock my phone?

Apart from the network locked Samsung phone, you will need:
  • Windows XP/Vista/7 computer with internet connection
  • USB cable

How do I purchase an unlocking service on FastGSM?

  • Go to the detail page for your phone on FastGSM.com
  • Select a service.
  • Click Buy Now and follow the instructions. You will be asked to create an account or sign into your existing account.

Install the device driver

  • Close all applications.
  • Download and install Drivers for Samsung.

Connect phone to computer

  • If there is a SIM card inside the phone, power off the phone, remove SIM card, and power on the phone.
  • When the SIM error message appears, click close.
  • Click on Emergency only.
  • Turn on the keypad and type ##634#.
  • The Diagnosis screen will appear. Type *#7284#.
  • The MicroUSB test menu will appear. Select Modem and USB Diag. from the list.
  • When the Confirmation message appears, click OK.
  • Wait for the phone to restart automatically.
  • Once the phone is restarted, the SIM error message will appear. Hit close.
  • Connect the MicroUSB cable to your computer, then to your phone.
  • Wait until all devices are installed.

SIM error

Emergency only

Call history

Typing ##634#

Typing *#7284#

Micro USB Test

Confirmation

Download and start FastGSM Samsung Client software

  • Download FastGSM Samsung Unlock Client software and save it to your Desktop or Downloads folder.
  • Once download is completed, run the client software.
  • Click Install. The software will start automatically.
  • When prompted for your login and password, fill in your FastGSM account email and password.
  • Select your phone model and press Next. You can find your phone model on the box or on the sticker under the battery (e.g. for GT-A123 or SGH-A123 select A123 model).

Permanently unlock your phone by USB

  • Press Next button again.
  • Wait until unlock codes are shown. You will see codes like in the sample below:
  • Do not type these example codes into your phone! Every phone has a unique set of codes and you will be penalized for wrong attempts.

Unfreeze code 11111111
Network lock code 22222222
SP lock code 33333333
SIM password 44444444

  • Disconnect the phone from the USB cable.
  • Go to Emergency only > Keypad and type ##634#
  • The Diagnosis screen will appear. Type *#7284#
  • The MicroUSB test menu will appear. Select Zune Sync from the list.
  • When the Confirmation message appears, click OK.
  • Wait for the phone to restart automatically.
  • Once the phone is restarted, the SIM error message will appear. Hit close.
  • Power off the phone.
  • Re-insert the SIM card and power on the phone again.
  • If the phone still says This SIM card can only be used on specific networks, type your Network unlock code and hit enter.

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